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William (Bill) Allan Rogers, 79, Adair Co., KY native (1941-2021)

Mr. William "Bill" Allan Rogers of Louisville passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. He was 79 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 10amET on Friday, August 6, 2021, in the chapel of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home, 4895 North Preston Hwy, Shepherdsville, KY.

All are welcome to attend his burial at 1:30pmET on Friday at Haven Hill Cemetery, 1305 Liberty Rd., Columbia, KY.

Friends and family may pay their respects on Thursday from 4pmET until 8pmET, and on Friday from 9amET until the time of service at the funeral home.

He was born in Adair County, KY on November 28, 1941 to the late J.H. and Allene Rogers.

Bill was retired from General Electric, a member of Gradyville Methodist Church and Suburban Masonic Lodge #740. He was a man of many interests and hobbies and an all-around awesome man who was loved by all who knew him.

He loved watching UK and U of L basketball, spending time with family, listening to Bluegrass music with his Hillview friends and making delicious jams and jellies. But he was best known for his kindness, sense of humor and love for his family.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Dan and David.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Wanda Collins Rogers; his children, Shani Murphy (Scott) and Christopher Rogers (Tara); grandchildren, Isabella Allene Murphy, William Bennett Murphy and Talmage Lee Rogers; his sister-in-law, Elaine Rogers and nieces, Madonna Rogers Sten gel and Danielle Rogers-Candee and a host of other dear family and friends.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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William (Bill) Allan Rogers, 79, Adair Co., KY native (1941-2021)

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